[IPython-dev] How to cite the IPython notebook?

Jason Grout jason-sage at creativetrax.com
Wed Oct 29 08:08:14 EDT 2014

On 10/29/14, 7:46, Matthias Bussonnier wrote:
> Hi,
> Le 29 oct. 2014 à 12:39, Konrad Hinsen <konrad.hinsen at fastmail.net> a écrit :
>> Hi everyone,
>> I am looking for a citable reference for the IPython notebook. All I
>> could find on ipython.org is a 2007 paper describing IPython, but that
>> was before the notebook. The context of my citation is tools for
>> reproducible research, so ideally I'd like to cite a paper that
>> actually describes the notebook and the design decisions behind it.
> There are no citation post notebook from US, we are working on it.
> Can it wait a bit ?

Doesn't github allow generating DOIs from software releases?  Perhaps 
that would be a good way to cite IPython and a version number:




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